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State AGs ask Congress to repeal law that ‘hamstrung’ DEA Opioid fight

(Washington Times)  Nearly every state attorney general in the country wants Congress to repeal a 2016 law that reportedly made it “virtually impossible” for the Drug Enforcement Administration to suspend orders of narcotics that could fall into the hands of corrupt doctors or illicit pharmacies. In a letter to congressional leaders, 44 AGs said the […]

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Big Pharma billionaire arrested, charged with conspiracy and bribery of doctors – Natural News

(Natural News) I almost never thought I’d see the day when a Big Pharma founder and owner was finally arrested for running a criminal drug cartel, but that day has arrived. “Federal authorities arrested the billionaire founder and owner of Insys Therapeutics Thursday on charges of bribing doctors and pain clinics into prescribing the company’s fentanyl […]

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China’s new Opium War against America | McClatchy DC Bureau

(McClatchy DC Bureau)  Fentanyl is the synthetic opioid driving America’s public health crisis. Its cheap price, widespread use, addictive quality and deadly effect make it more dangerous than other narcotics classified by the DEA. It is, ultimately, a chemical. And it’s being used as a weapon in China’s 21st Century Opium War against America. President Donald […]

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Justice Department charges hundreds in massive health care, opioid fraud scheme – Washington Times

(Washington Times) More than 400 people, including doctors, pharmacists and nurses, were charged in connection with a massive health care fraud scheme that bilked the federal government of more than $1 billion, officials from the Justice Department and Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday.About a quarter of those were charged with fraud specifically […]